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The Rockstar Ramblings: The Rumor Mill

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Bret Michaels (Poison) is currently in discussions with Executives of American Idol over potentially being a judge for next year’s season. Even for FOX this is a little obvious, why not mix it up and throw Steven Adler (Adler’s Appetite, ex-Guns N Roses) in the mix, sitting next to Ellen (every five minutes whispering in her ear “I like lesbians”). Actually, why not really go for broke and have Adler, soft-spoken Slash (Velvet Revolver, ex-Guns N Roses), and Ozzy Osbourne as the judges, no one will understand a word which would be a welcomed change. Of course, we keep on Ellen because, well, we do like lesbians…

Prior to his alleged DUI arrest, singer Vince Neil (Motley Crue) did an interview for the Associated Press saying he had stopped all drugs and alcohol. Of course for the lead singer of Motley Crue tequila doesn’t count. Sort of like how girls didn’t usually count blowjobs in my high school…

Growing Up Twisted, the new reality show about Dee Snider’s (Twisted Sister) family is set to begin airing July 27th. Episode summaries include: “The Baptism”, “The Sparring Match”, “Fireworks Gone Awry”, “Buying a Large Coffee”, “Inappropriate Behavior From a Local Store Clerk”, and “Going to The Zoo”. Actually, only three are show summaries from Dee’s shows, see if you can identify the three of six that are things I just did in the past couple days that believe me wasn’t that exciting. Can’t wait for this show, already on the edge of my seat…

Whitesnake has settled a 40K hearing loss lawsuit. UPDATE: Pending is my 10K lost time lawsuit with Tawny Kitaen over my time watching her on The Surreal Life…

Not only does Ozzy have a weekly health column in England, now Rolling Stone magazine is taking health questions that Ozzy will answer. Other rumored articles: Ted Nugent’s weekly anti-gun rant in The New Yorker, Axl Roses’s Business Week column on how to be a great boss, and Gene Simmons preaches abstinence in his new weekly column in Teen Vogue…

Velvet Revolver update: Duff McKagan (Velvet Revolver, ex-Guns N Roses, Loaded) has announced that Loaded will begin pre-production on their new album…

This week Van Halen shot down rumors that a new album, the first with David Lee Roth since 1984 would be available in 2011, followed by a world-wide tour. Other rumors that David Lee Roth now looks a little like Mr. Ferli from Three’s Company was not shot down, nor commented on…

This week’s All-Star Rock award goes to Zakk Wylde for his recent interview where he discusses his past drinking: “I used to drink beer while working out”. Congratulations Zakk, you are this week’s winner…

For those keeping tabs on the Motley Crue side projects or work for the IRS it is important to note that Nikki Sixx is starting up another radio program, The Side Show with Nikki Sixx that will premiere on July 10 in L.A…

A night after his arrest, Vince Neil was in Vegas doing a show. This is not where you go to avoid TMZ and the cameras. The next night Neil did a show in Michigan. Now, this is where you go to hide…

Steven Tyler (Aerosmith) made the list of top ten worse renditions of the The Star Spangled Banner for his 2001 version at the Indianapolis 500 where he attempted to work the name of the event into the song. Making matters worse is the fact that Tyler is on a list that also contains Scott Stapp (Creed) and Michael Bolton…

Buckcherry has released a new song “Our World”. All proceeds go to humans and animals affected by the BP oil spill. You can download the song at iTunes or go to www.buckcherry.com for more information…

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David S. Grant (aka Rockstar_Scribbler) is the author of several books including Rock Stars, Happy Hour, and Corporate Porn. For more information please go to www.rockstarbooks.net or www.davidsgrant.com. You can also follow David on Twitter @david_S_grant.

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1. Diamond Oz writes:

Very good. Best article in a while.

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2. FullMetalSlug writes:

haha f***in Zakk

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3. Blindgreed1 writes:

Agreed with Oz. Nice read David.

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